Henry Cavill Talks The Witcher on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Extended Clip Shown
The actor discusses Superman, doing his own stunts, sports, monster-hunting, and more!
By Chris Morse
With just over two weeks to go until the long-awaited premiere of Netflix’s The Witcher, Henry Cavill made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to hang out, chat, and of course show off a nice sword-fighting clip from the show while he was at it. The footage in question is an extension of a scene briefly shown in the show’s official trailers and even features a bit of very fitting Witcher music. Afterwards, he talks a bit about the series and even discusses a few other topics prior to all that.
We’ve gone ahead and timestamped the below embedded video at 6:23 when The Witcher comes up but if you consider yourself a fan of the actor, the whole thing is definitely worth a watch. You can also read on for more details on the series if you happen to be out of the loop for some reason.
Official Trailer: Netflix's The Witcher Premieres December 20th
The monster-slaying fantasy series is set to arrive before the end of the year.
In The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
Henry Cavill plays the starring role of Geralt of Rivia while the cast also includes Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds, Into the Badlands) as Ciri, Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) as Yennefer, Jodhi May (Game of Thrones, Genius) as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as her husband, the knight Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall, Snatch) as the druid Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri.
In addition, Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders, Twin Peaks) stars as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall, Strike) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards, Sherlock) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust, Judy) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Jamillah & Aladdin, Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter series) as Triss.
Additional casting includes Rebecca Benson as Marilka, Shane Attwooll as Nohorn, Luke Neal as Vyr, Matthew Neal as Nimir, Tobi Bamtefa as Danek, Sonny Serkis as Martin, Roderick Hill as Fletcher, Inge Beckmann as Aridea, Charlotte O’Leary as Tiffania, Natasha Culzac as Toruviel, Amit Shah as Torque, and Tom Canton as Filavandrel.
The Witcher is set to premiere on Netflix beginning December 20th and has already been renewed for a second season, which will begin filming early next year for a 2021 release. Stay tuned for all the latest news and updates here on Dead Entertainment.
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